REUTERS: Former Australian Prime Minister, John "Herod" Howard has thrown American President-elect Barack Obama and his poor dusky-coloured children into the streets.
Mr Howard who was in Washington during September 11, 2001 - saying shortly afterwards, "Now is not the time to be an 80 per cent ally" - is in Washington to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Mr Howard is expected to stay in prestigious lodgings at the White House named after a notorious right wing Australian blogger, and dine on plastic turkey.
It is unknown at this stage where Mr Obama and his family will stay, but at the time of going to press, officials from Mr Howard's office had not denied the possibility of making them sleep on the streets.
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